Hello Sprout families! Last week the sprouts were very interested in creating artwork using paint and markers. This week the sprouts were cooking up some three dimensional and more hands on creations. Early in the week, the sprouts asked to make play dough. They helped to gather the materials from the kitchen and began measuring
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Hello! Master the art of letting go…live for the moment and enjoy! What children are designed to do!! In response to the children’s interests in writing and water, we decided to bring in the Buddha boards this week for them to explore, create and reflect. What is a Buddha board? Buddha Board is inspired
Hello all!! This week we have started to explore some of the interests the sprouts have been showing. With the big classroom transition and addition of new friends we wanted to set out only a few things and slowly add on, focusing more on the space and the friends. However, some friends had brought in
Hello! This week another new friend joined our classroom! Welcome Earendel! We are so excited to get to know you! Water is always an interest with our young children. We often see them exploring the schema of scooping and pouring the water. However, we decided to try a different way of exploring this schema.
Hello! This week we welcomed three new friends into our classroom! William, Nolen, and Paul joined our class this week and we are so excited to get to know these new friends and to grow alongside them. In addition to our new faces, we moved to our new space! Our seasoned seedlings, and our new
Hello Sprouts Families! With transitions coming up next week, this week was all about introducing the Sprouts to their new Roots classroom! We wanted our Sprouts to familiarize themselves with their surroundings and get to explore what will be their new classroom. Along with the visit, we wanted to start a dialogue about what it
June 7th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! We began the week with a beautiful nature walk as we explored Dot to Dot’s surroundings. Immediately our Sprouts’ attention was drawn to the garbage truck parked across the street. Intrigued, once we found a grassy spot, our friends lined up to observe the truck. They began talking to
May 31st, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! This week our Sprouts walked in to a new classroom layout that they were all very excited to explore! Following the Made Visible experience, we wanted to incorporated some of the elements that intrigued our Sprouts the most into our classroom. Having observed our Sprouts during the different ateliers,
May 24th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! It has been an exciting week getting to explore the various ateliers within all four of our classrooms! This past Saturday we had our annual Made Visible, in which interactive installations were presented in each Dot to Dot classrooms for our Dots and their families to engage and explore.
May 17th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! Our Sprouts love their loft! From their initial plan of wanting books and pillows, we have been observing a shift to more active play as they have used it for trajectory, building, and imaginative purposes. We began observing transporting of material, specifically building material, from ground floor to loft.